Skip to comments.Mysterious metal ball from space falls in Namibia
Posted on 12/22/2011 10:58:53 PM PST by geraldmcg
A mysterious metal ball reportedly fell from space , landing in a grasslands area of the African nation of Namibia.
So far experts claim the object is not of alien origin. It has two bumps on each end, appears to be hollow and weights about 13 pounds.
Namibia's National Forensic Science Institute Director Paul Ludik said the sphere is 3.6 feet around and is made out of a "sophisticated" alloy that is not unknown to modern science, although it has no identifying markings to link it with a country or a company.
So far that's about all we're told. But we have 2 nagging questions: 1) How can a hollow ball that is one yard in circumference and only 13 pounds manage to survive traveling through the earth's atmosphere? And 2) Why didn't this hollow ball collapse on impact?
The Gods Must Be Crazy?
To help the Presidents uncle get it out of the country to safety please deposit matching funds in this account.....
Breast-man strikes again. Breasts only
without the woman in between.
First thing that came up in my mind.
I was thinking the same thing. At least it wasn’t a Coke bottle.
Note the bold highlighting of the word "unknown" - which is preceded by the word "not" for dramatic, sensational and confusing effect. In other words, the alloy is known.
Real question is - what IS the alloy? It's certainly not out of the question that a "hollow" ball of this size and weight could fall intact from a satellite of some sort with a decaying orbit. Titanium or some sort of titanium alloy jump to mind, since titanium has an extremely high strength to weight ratio (i.e., it's a strong light metal).
Try knocking on it. Maybe somebody will answer.
Sputnik finally came down...
This thing would be a little less than a foot in diameter. Must be very tiny aliens inside.
[ is made out of a “sophisticated” alloy that is not unknown to modern science ]
In Modern Nabibian science the “wheel” is miraculous invention..
Are they praying to it yet?
Can I please have it back now?
(apology to Frank Edwards)
Cybermen egg...better nuke it before Daleks come looking for it.
How do they know that it came from space?
How could it crash through the atmosphere without burning up
or show severe stress?
I will believe in ET when, and only when, he/she/it contacts us, or we contact it.
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